New York City Tourism + Conventions – New York City’s official destination marketing organisation and convention and visitors bureau – has announced the return of NYC Off-Broadway Week, presented by Mastercard, with the start of 2-for-1 ticket sales to 31 Off-Broadway shows, at nyctourism.com/offbroadwayweek.
The bi-annual programme, now in its 14th year, will run from October 3–15, 2023.
“We’re excited to invite New Yorkers and visitors to once again immerse themselves in the intimate setting of an Off-Broadway Week production,” said New York City Tourism + Conventions President and CEO Fred Dixon. “Off-Broadway has long been home to some of the City’s most groundbreaking theatre, and we’re proud to continue our partnership with The Off-Broadway League to offer this programme that makes the Off-Broadway experience more accessible.”
Participating shows in NYC Off-Broadway Week Fall 2023 include:
1. Alice in Wonderland the Musical
2. All The Devils Are Here *
3. Asi Wind’s Inner Circle
4. Bettinger’s Luggage *
5. Bite Me *
6. Blue Man Group
7. The Creeps *
8. Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors *
9. Dig *
10. Drunk Shakespeare
12. Friends! The Musical Parody
13. La Golondrina
14. Gazillion Bubble Show
15. I Can Get It For You Wholesale *
16. Job *
17. Killer Bois *
18. La Breve y Maravillosa Vida de Oscar Wao
19. Mary gets hers *
20. The Office! A Musical Parody
21. Partnership *
22. Perfect Crime
23. The Play that Goes Wrong
24. Poor Yella Rednecks
25. Radojka, Si te Mueres te Mato *
26. The Refuge Plays
27. Sabbath’s Theater *
28. Singfeld! An Unauthorized Musical Parody About Nothing *
29. Swing State
31. Tripping On Life
* New participants in NYC Off-Broadway Week.
Since its launch in 2009, over 600 Off-Broadway productions have participated in NYC Off-Broadway Week. The programme has also generated over $4m in revenue through sales; over 100,000 tickets have been sold.
“We are proud to continue our partnership with New York City Tourism + Conventions in introducing New Yorkers and visitors to the intimacy and beauty of Off-Broadway,” said Casey York, President of The Off-Broadway League. “We’re happy that for the past 14 years, this biannual program has continued to bring in new audiences from across our city and across the globe to experience the intimate setting of a live Off-Broadway show.”
“Together with New York City Tourism + Conventions, we remain dedicated to providing cardholders unique access to the best of New York City,” said Rustom Dastoor, Executive Vice President of North America Marketing & Communications at Mastercard. “We are excited to celebrate NYC Off-Broadway Week and continue to bring people closer to their passion for the arts and theatre.”
Participating Off-Broadway shows can be sorted by filters including Genre (Comedy, Drama, Kid-Friendly, Magic, Musical, Play), Audience (Adults Only, Family–All Ages, Not for Younger Children (5+), Teens and Adults); Borough and Neighborhood at nyctourism.com/offbroadwayweek.
New York City’s welcomed over 56 million travellers in 2022, which marks a return of 85% of the city’s record 66.6 million visitors in 2019. The city remains on track to welcome 63.2 million visitors in 2023.